Online Resources

Online Resources

In this section, you will find links to websites that provide a variety of online information for newcomers and service providers.


AMSSA is a provincial association that strengthens its member agencies and stakeholders, who serve newcomers and build culturally inclusive communities. It provides knowledge, resources and support needed to fulfill their mandates. AMSSA develops and disseminates information and resources on different topics related to immigrant and refugee settlement and integration in B.C.

BC JobConnect

BC JobConnect is a customized online tool connecting job-ready newcomers in BC to employers. It provides a platform for newcomer job seekers to showcase their skills, education and work experience and presents their profiles and résumés to BC employers looking for workers.

BC Refugee Readiness Hub

The BC Refugee Hub serves as a resource centre, providing access to the latest publications and relevant statistics on all refugee categories throughout the entirety of BC.

BC Translink

Translink is BC’s public transit (transportation) company. Use the website to plan your trip and for information about fares and routes. Use the site to help you arrive at your destination on time.

Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Information on government-funded services, daily life and working in Canada for newcomers.

Facilitating Access to Skilled Talent (FAST) BC

The FAST Program helps immigrants prepare for work in Canada and Canadian employers find skilled immigrant talent.

Get in the Know

Get in the Know collects and shares the expertise, winning strategies and promising practices of business leaders, stakeholders and numerous immigrant employment service agencies. Get in the Know resources are designed to make sure local businesses, community stakeholders and newcomers have the information and tools they need to understand and effectively work within their changing communities.

Human Early Learning Partnership, Surrey School District 36 Reports and Resources

Early Development Indexes (EDI) Community Profiles (Scales and Subscales) for children residing and attending public or participating independent and on-reserve schools in the Surrey School District.

Immigrant Employment Council of B.C.

The Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides BC employers with solutions, tools and resources they need to attract, hire and retain qualified immigrant talent.

Navigating Fraser Health

Multilingual informational videos on a variety of health topics, including accessing health services.


Partnership with libraries and immigrant service providers to develop, deliver and promote services and resources for immigrants and refugees in BC.

Refugee Health

A variety of resources available for refugee newcomers and service providers.


Information on services, daily life and working for newcomers in BC

For information on services for temporary residents in BC